‘AS we approach the end of 2014, most of us will take time to reflect on what kind of year it’s been. Perhaps it’s been a year to remember, with personal achievements and highs marking it as a special year. Maybe it’s been quite unremarkable, just another passing of a calendar year.
For some, unfortunately, 2014 may be a year to forget. We all have adversities to overcome – some much, much more than others – and at times life can seem a genuine struggle. It’s always difficult to cope with the hurdles that life sometimes throws in the way, be it the loss of a loved one, the diagnosis of a debilitating illness, or a personal tragedy like the loss of a home or a job. But somehow, remarkably, the human spirit enables us to carry on, to pick ourselves up, even when all seems lost.
It is for somebody who has had to overcome life’s adversities that EWN and our friends in the business community want to make 2014 a year to remember instead of one to forget. We want our readers to nominate someone they feel is deserving of the prize of a lifetime. Perhaps you know someone who is down on their luck and want to put a smile on their face. Maybe there’s somebody in your community who deserves cheering up after enduring a difficult year; somebody who keeps fighting despite the obstacles placed in front of them.
We’re committed to making this year a very special one for somebody who has had to overcome great difficulties. We have teamed up with a number of local businesses to offer one deserving individual an array of fantastic prizes to make 2014 the year of a lifetime.
When the winner is chosen, EWN will donate a very special prize – specific to that person’s circumstances – to help them finish 2014 on a high. You can make somebody’s wish come true by sending your nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org and outlining your reasons why they deserve the wonderful prizes we have listed on these pages, and make sure to send your nomination before December 21.
This campaign is at the heart of our community and the Costa del Sol is packed full of people with big hearts. So let’s end the year on a high by helping those who are suffering in our community and giving them a year to remember. Furthermore, if any other local businesses would like to get involved with the Make A Wish campaign, please do get in touch.’
Michel Euesden, Managing Director, EWN
The Costa del Sol’s Yorkshire Linen Warehouse (YLW) – the masterminds behind our Make A Wish campaign – are kindly offering a €500 voucher to spend in either of their two shops or at their online store www.yorkshirelinen.es. The €500 can be spent on a variety of products carried by YLW, including curtains, carpets, cushions, bedding, electricals and mattresses.
Lush Hair & Beauty are offering the deserving winner a beauty makeover and hair restyle. The recently relocated salon at Jardin Botanico will leave the Make A Wish winner feeling like a million dollars once the talented staff are done with their makeover.
The amazing people at El Oceano Beach Hotel in La Cala are donating a night for two in their best available room with a Champagne breakfast included.
Boyds/Bodyshape Gym will give our Make A Wish winner not only one month’s free membership, but also a 30-minute massage, an introductory session to the Power Plate, and a one-hour one-to-one-session with a personal trainer including advice on nutrition.